General Landscape Uses:
Primarily recommended for natural landscapes and habitat restorations. Also wildflower gardens.
Grown by enthusiasts.
Small herbaceous wildflower.
About 6-12 inches in height. Taller than broad.
Endemic to Florida from Broward and Collier counties north to Duval County and the eastern Florida Panhandle. Collected in Miami-Dade County but apparently not native there.
Map of select IRC data from peninsular Florida.
Moist, well-drained sandy soils, without humus.
Low; it grows in nutrient poor soils.
Salt Water Tolerance:
Low; does not tolerate flooding by salt or brackish water.
Salt Wind Tolerance:
Low; salt wind may burn the leaves.
Moderate; generally requires moist soils, but tolerant of short periods of drought once established.